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Dec 18, 2015

The best holiday pop-up shops in Toronto

By: Siffat Haider

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Dec 18, 2015

The best holiday pop-up shops in Toronto

By: Siffat Haider

 

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The best holiday pop-up shops in Toronto

Toronto pop-up shops: Quantum Coffee holiday pop-up

If you’ve yet to do your holiday shopping, fear not! From December 18th to 20th, Quantum Coffee, the newest addition to Toronto’s batch of Instagrammable coffee shops, will host a holiday pop-up. 10 retailers will be present at the event, including Ela handbags, Crown Flora, and Saltwater Collective. Insider tip: the first 25 people through the door get a coffee or fresh mulled cider on the house. 11am – 4pm at 460 King Street West, instagram.com. READ MORE: How to wear all-white to work

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The best holiday pop-up shops in Toronto

Toronto pop-up shops: BRIKA

Running until the end of January 2016, the online retailer has set up camp at Toronto’s Yorkdale Shopping Centre just in time for the holidays. Carrying items ranging from jewellery to home furnishings, we can bet you’ll find a gift for everyone on your list at this shop. If you’re really looking to really get in the holiday spirit, BRIKA also offers several workshops, but sign up quickly as spaces are limited! Open during mall hours at Yorkdale Shopping Centre, 3401 Dufferin Street, blog.brika.com. READ MORE: 50 gifts under $100

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The best holiday pop-up shops in Toronto

Toronto pop-up shops: The Post Market

On December 6th, 60+ of Canada’s coolest vendors will congregate at this Queen Street West pop-up. Expect to find Christmas ornaments, gourmet pantry goods, and detoxifying face masks amongst other things. And if you’re not in the mood to buy anything, you can always count on Kimchi Bacon dumplings from Steambox Dumplings. 11am – 6pm at 1087 Queen Street West, facebook.com. READ MORE: Gifts for the girl whose favourite colour is sparkle

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The best holiday pop-up shops in Toronto

Toronto pop-up shops: Union Station Holiday Market

If you’re mourning the end of Front Street Market, don’t fret. Union Station has another pop-up shop filled with all things holiday. Consider this your one-stop shop for artisan goods ranging from festive socks from Yo Sox to hand-lettered cards by Sea + Lake Paper Co. And, if you have a sweet tooth, you’ll be happy to learn that Sullivan & Bleeker’s is serving up cupcakes in a jar (yes, that's a thing). 7am – 7pm on weekdays, 10am - 6pm on weekends at 65 Front Street West, unionstationholidaymarket.com. READ MORE: Holiday gifts for the person whose bags are always packed

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The best holiday pop-up shops in Toronto

Toronto pop-up shops: Midnight MRKT

Everyone’s favourite late-night shopping destination is back for a Mid-Day holiday edition on Sunday December 6th. For $5 at the door, you can shop from dozens of retailers, fill your belly with street food while sipping on mimosas and rocking out to tunes from a live DJ. This is, in fact, the all-day brunch party of your dreams. 12pm – 6pm at 461 King Street West, instagram.com. READ MORE: Gifts that give back

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The best holiday pop-up shops in Toronto

Toronto pop-up shops: Crown Flora Holiday Market

If shopping for artisan goods and flowers sounds like your idea of a Saturday well spent, then be sure to head to the Crown Flora Holiday Market on December 19th. The one-day pop-up will feature 10 retailers who will sell everything from printed coasters to citrus eucalyptus bath salts. Not just for the interior décor enthusiast, the pop-up will also feature baked goods from Glory Home Doughnuts and Diala’s Kitchen. 11am – 6pm at Crown Flora Studio, 1233 Queen Street West, facebook.com. READ MORE: Gifts for the techie

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The best holiday pop-up shops in Toronto

Toronto pop-up shops: PC Insiders Collection Boutique

Foodies rejoice! This pop-up is especially for you. Running until December 19th, the PC Insiders Collection Boutique will showcase 70+ products in four holiday themed rooms where visitors can sample products. If you’re looking to broaden your culinary horizons, you can buy your tickets for a brunch or dinner event with Chef Ned Bell (otherwise known as the head honcho of the Four Seasons Vancouver kitchen) this weekend. 12pm – 5pm at 363 King Street West, presidentschoice.ca. READ MORE: Gifts for the trendsetter

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The best holiday pop-up shops in Toronto

Toronto pop-up shops: Toronto Etsy Street Team Christmas Marketplace

On December 12th, Etsy will host a marketplace featuring 30 retailers, festive music and treats. Expect to find artisan soaps from EkoElla, printed totes from Bookhou, and fairytale felt brooches from StoryFolk. And since the holidays are a time for family, you can bring kids along to hang with Santa while you shop up a storm. Insider tip: the first 50 shoppers will get a swag bag. 11am – 5pm at 103 Bellevue Ave on at College Street, torontoetsystreetteam.blogspot.ca. READ MORE: The best made-in-Canada gifts

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The best holiday pop-up shops in Toronto

The bonus: Star Wars pop-up exhibit

Can’t wait until the Star Wars movie hits theatres? The new Star Wars pop-up has you covered. Running from December 5th to 21st, the exhibit will feature life-size replicas of Rey, Captain Phasma, and Stormtrooper amongst other. The best part? It’s free. May the force be with you. 11am – 7pm at the Much Music Digital Studio, 277 Queen Street West. READ MORE: The best things $50 will buy you right now

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